2010 MLB Draft Pick (New York Mets, 49th round)
One-time Big 12 Commissioner's Honor Roll (Fall 2010)
2013 (Jr.) Has made two starts on the mound ... Allowed three runs on six hits while throwing two strikeouts in 4.2 innings vs. UC Irvine (2/17) ... Earned first win of season by pitching five shutout innings with four hits and a walk vs. UCLA (2/23).
Pitched in 21 games, 20 of which were out of bullpen ... One of three players to record multiple saves ... Worked team-high 42.2 innings of relief ... Led team with 4:1 strikeout-to-walk ratio (44 strikeouts, 11 walks), which was fourth-best in program history among relief pitchers ... Posted 2-1 record with 1.17 ERA in 15.1 innings over eight appearances in Big 12 play ... ERA in Big 12 play was third-best in a single Big 12 season by a Baylor reliever ... Held left-handed batters to .176 batting average (12-for-68) and allowed opponents to hit just .236 with runners on base (17-for-72) ... Picked up first career save in season opener, striking out two in 1-2-3 ninth inning vs. Oral Roberts (2/17) ... Closed out win vs. Texas State (2/22) by retiring last four batters on strikeouts ... Retired first seven batters in order before running into trouble in series finale at No. 22 UCLA (2/26) ... Recorded second save with 2.0 innings and one run allowed in 4-2 win over UC Irvine (3/2) ... Pitched 5.0 innings of perfect relief with career-high five strikeouts at UT Arlington (4/25), was in line for win before bullpen lost lead in ninth ... Recorded wins in three consecutive outings, starting when he allowed only an unearned run in 3.0 innings of relief in series finale at Missouri (4/7) ... Also earned wins with 2.1 innings of shutout relief vs. Louisiana-Monroe (4/11) and with 2.2 innings of shutout relief in series finale at Kansas State (4/14) ... Worked 3.0 innings of shutout relief to keep score tied 1-1 in series finale at Texas (5/19) ... Closed out Waco Regional Championship game with 5.0 innings of shutout relief, allowing only an infield hit against Dallas Baptist (6/4) to pick up fourth win of season ... Took tough-luck loss in game three of Waco Super Regional vs. Arkansas (6/11) when two-out RBI single found its way through left side to give Razorbacks 1-0 win.
Pitched in 13 games and made one start ... Led all freshmen with 27.1 innings of work ... Second-most used pitcher out of bullpen with 25.1 relief innings ... Allowed only two earned runs over last seven outings spanning 9.2 innings (1.86 ERA) ... Gave up four earned runs in first outing, then allowed six earned runs over final 12 appearances combined ... Did not allow more than one hit in any of last five outings (three hits over 7.0 innings) ... Closed season by retiring 22 of last 26 batters faced over final five outings ... Made collegiate debut with 3.1 innings of relief in win vs. Oral Roberts (2/19) ... Took tough-luck loss with one run allowed in career-long 3.2 innings of relief with career-high five strikeouts at Georgia (2/26) ... Allowed only two singles in 3.1 innings of scoreless relief vs. Utah (3/5) ... Picked up first career win by allowing only two singles in 3.0 shutout innings of relief vs. Louisiana Tech (3/12) ... Retired all six batters faced and struck out three in 2.0 innings at UT Arlington (4/12) ... Extended streak to 10 straight retired with five strikeouts by working 1.1 perfect innings vs. UNLV (4/19) ... Streak ended at 12 straight retired during 1.1 shutout innings of relief vs. Missouri (4/22).
Pitched and played third base for head coach Eddie Cornblum at Belton High School ... Four-year letterwinner ... Helped team to 25-8 record and district championship as senior in 2010 ... Named first-team all-state as pitcher ... Broke school record for career pitching wins ... Played for Team Texas in 2009 Sun Belt Classic.
Full name is Dillon Lee Newman ... Born July 5, 1991, in Temple, Texas ... Son of Micky and Lisa Newman ... Business major.